Immigration

Minnesota Pilgrimage for Citizenship Video | Channel 12 News – 11/5/13

As part of a national effort to move Congress to fix our broken immigration system, from November 3-8, ISAIAH immigration leaders, in partnership with Catholic Charities Office for Social Justice, embarked on a symbolic pilgrimage to call for making citizenship a reality for 11 million aspiring Americans.

Watch this powerful 2-minute report on the Minnesota Pilgrimage for Citizenship from Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, MN.

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National Day of Dignity and Respect

Leaders from Minnesota’s business, faith, labor, education, law enforcement, and immigrant communities staged a massive prayer rally and march on October 5, 2013, to urge the House of Representatives to pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

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Faith Leaders Rally To Call On Rep. Paulsen To Support A Pathway To Citizenship

On Saturday, August 24, more than 400 ISAIAH clergy and members from the Twin Cities faith communities rallied in Chaska for comprehensive immigration reform and called on Minnesota Congressman Erik Paulsen to publically support a direct, inclusive and affordable roadmap to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.

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People of faith in Chaska consider comprehensive immigration reform | Metro Lutheran – 8/25/13

More than 400 clergy and lay congregational leaders braved 90+ temperatures August 24 to rally in the Guardian Angels Parish School gymnasium in Chaska, Minnesota, in support of comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship for immigrants. Minneapolis Area Synod (ELCA) Bishop Ann Svennungsen and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among civic and religious leaders extolling participants to pray for resolution of the federal legislative impasse and to share their message with Rep. Erik Paulsen (Minn.-3), who represents Chaska and most of the southwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities.

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People of Faith Bring Prayers & Stories of Separated Families to Congressman Paulsen’s office on Fathers’ Day

Religious Leaders Lift Up American Immigrants and Lawmaker In Prayer

As families across the country celebrate Father’s Day on June 16th, 65 faith leaders from Chaska and throughout Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District gathered to pray at Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office in Eden Prairie to lift up American immigrants who are separated from their fathers and other family members.

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